SOURCE: Land Securities Group PLC

July 28, 2015 13:39 ET

Land Securities Group PLC (the "Company"): Notification of Transactions by Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibilities ("PDMRs")

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - Jul 28, 2015) - Land Securities Group PLC (the "Company") (LSE: LAND) (OTC PINK: LSGOF)

The Company provides notification of the following pre-authorised transactions undertaken by the following Executive Directors and other PDMRs relating to their interests in the Ordinary shares of nominal value 10p each in the capital of the Company ("Shares").

The transactions arise from: (i) the sale on 27 July 2015 of Shares beneficially owned, (ii) the vesting and part sale on 27 July 2015 of Deferred Share Bonus Plan ("DSBP") awards made on 27 July 2012, (iii) the vesting and sale on 28 July 2015 of Long-Term Incentive Plan ("LTIP") and Matching Share Plan ("MSP") awards made on 27 July 2012, and (iv) the exercise and sale on 28 July 2015 of Executive Share Option Plan ("ESOP") awards made on 29 July 2005, with (ii) - (iv) taking place pursuant to the respective Plan rules.

             
(i) Sale on 27 July 2015 of Shares beneficially owned   Sale of Shares on at 1292p
per share
       
             
Name
Colette O'Shea
  10,000        
             
(ii) Vesting and part sale on 27 July 2015 of DSBP awards   Shares released and vesting 1   Shares compulsorily sold at 1302p per share 2   All residual Shares
retained
Name (title)            
Robert Noel,
(Chief Executive)
  12,200   5,755   6,465
Martin Greenslade
(Chief Financial Officer)
  11,622   5,474   6,148
             

1 Satisfied through the transfer of market purchased Shares from the Company's Employee Benefit Trust
2 To cover the personal tax and national insurance contributions liability arising immediately on vesting

             
(iii) Vesting and sale on 28 July 2015 of LTIP and MSP awards   Shares
vesting 3 4
  Shares compulsorily sold at 1289p per share 5   All residual Shares sold at 1289p per share
             
Name             
Robert Noel   221,807   104,250   117,557
Martin Greenslade   150,046   70,552   79,524
Colette O'Shea
(MD, London Portfolio)
  57,103   26,839   30,264
Scott Parsons 
(MD, Retail Portfolio)
  49,489   23,260   26,229
             

3 Satisfied through the transfer of market purchased Shares from the Company's Employee Benefit Trust
4 Vesting at 84.7% of the maximum award based on the performance conditions achieved by the Company for the three-year financial period ended 31 March 2015 (as reported)
5 To cover the personal tax and national insurance contributions liability arising immediately on vesting

         
(iv) Exercise and sale on 28 July 2015 of ESOP awards                             Option exercised over Shares at 1280p per share 6 7                                  All Shares sold at 1287p per share
         
Name         
Colette O'Shea   4,099   4,099
         

6 Satisfied through the transfer of market purchased Shares from the Company's Employee Benefit Trust
7 No performance conditions applied to the award which matured on 29 July 2008

As a result of and including the above transactions, the outstanding aggregate interest held by each PDMR in the Shares of the Company is as follows:

             
    Interest in Shares held under option 8   Interest in Shares held under long-term incentives 9   Interest in Shares
(including those held by connected persons)
             
Name            
Robert Noel   -   487,709   260,508 *
Martin Greenslade   3,517   329,461   384,674 *
Colette O'Shea   2,195   139,589   35,364
Scott Parsons   4,366   135,510   64,400
             

8 Pursuant to the rules of the Company's Savings-Related Share Option Scheme 
9 Pursuant to the rules of the Company's LTIP, MSP and DSBP (as applicable)
* These interests are significantly in excess of the required holding levels for the Chief Executive (250% x salary) and Chief Financial Officer (200% x salary) under the Company's share ownership guidelines

This notice is given in fulfilment of the Company's obligation under DTR 3.1.2R.

Contact Information

  • Company contact:

    Michael Arnaouti
    +44 (0)20 7024 5219
    Group Company Secretary